WILMINGTON, NC (UNCW Sports)–Coastal Carolina rode a pair of four-run innings to an 8-2 win over UNCW on Wednesday at Brooks Field.
The Chanticleers improved to 16-11 and the Seahawks dropped to 15-13.
Parker Chavers had four hits for the Chants, who collected 13 on the night. BT Riopelle hit a grand slam in the eighth to put CCU up, 8-2.
Billy Underwood and Lorenzo Morello each had two-run singles.
Reliever Josh Jarman (1-0) earned the win while Carter Holjes took the loss to fall to 0-1.
Matt Suggs had two hits for UNCW.
The Seahawks host UNC Asheville this weekend in a three-game series beginning on Friday with a 6 p.m. start.